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Encelia frutescens

Button Brittlebush, Green Brittlebush, Rayless Encelia, Button Encelia

Encelia frutescens
Encelia frutescens
Encelia frutescens

Life form2, 3: shrub, low
Habitat: bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblong or oval
leaf surface3: rough
leaf margin3: bristly or ciliate
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Jan. to Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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